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Canadian man purchases 500 coffees for strangers at Tim Hortons
Your Jewish News ^ | Undated | Sarah Weiss

Posted on 07/27/2013 1:14:05 AM PDT by expat1000

..."He asked the cashier, how many coffees do you sell in a day?” The store manager Joanne Averion said. Then he asked the cashier to ring him up 500 large coffees.

"The cashier asked if he was going to drink all that coffee, or if he is going to give it to someone?" Averion recalled. "He said, 'You have to give these coffees to the next 500 customers,’" Averion also said.

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1 posted on 07/27/2013 1:14:05 AM PDT by expat1000
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To: Squawk 8888

Canada ping!


2 posted on 07/27/2013 1:15:21 AM PDT by expat1000
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To: expat1000
URL is missing; the one in the field directs to FR.

http://www.yourjewishnews.com/2013/07/n28418.html
3 posted on 07/27/2013 1:18:49 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Too much multitasking. Thanks for catching and correcting that so quickly!


4 posted on 07/27/2013 1:32:39 AM PDT by expat1000
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To: moder_ator

>>URL is missing; the one in the field directs to FR.

http://www.yourjewishnews.com/2013/07/n28418.html

Any chance of fixing this up? Thanks.


5 posted on 07/27/2013 1:33:52 AM PDT by expat1000
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To: expat1000

I’ve had 2 strangers buy me coffee at Starbucks in the past 6 months - one near my home & one in an airport in another state.


6 posted on 07/27/2013 1:50:21 AM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: expat1000
"The cashier asked if he was going to drink all that coffee, or if he is going to give it to someone?" Averion recalled. "He said, 'You have to give these coffees to the next 500 customers,’" Averion also said.

Not a feature your typical restaurant POS system is set up to accommodate directly.

Probably zero the price of coffee for the day. Or maybe manager-comp each coffee ... Or maybe, oh, forget it. Let the inventory system wonder about it.

7 posted on 07/27/2013 1:56:49 AM PDT by cynwoody
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To: expat1000

Now this is news.


8 posted on 07/27/2013 2:55:11 AM PDT by IbJensen (Liberals are like Slinkies, good for nothing, but you smile as you push them down the stairs.)
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To: nuconvert

when that happens to me I buy a new T- shirt.


9 posted on 07/27/2013 2:59:13 AM PDT by bdfromlv (Leavenworth hard time)
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To: bdfromlv

ha


10 posted on 07/27/2013 3:16:48 AM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: nuconvert

You must be hot. :)


11 posted on 07/27/2013 4:05:38 AM PDT by The_Media_never_lie (Actually, they lie when it suits them! The crooked MS media must be defeated any way it can be done!)
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To: IbJensen

>>Now this is news.

Maybe not the best choice, but it didn’t seem to fit any other category any better.


12 posted on 07/27/2013 4:07:55 AM PDT by expat1000
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To: nuconvert

Same here, twice in the past two weeks. This has never happened to me before. Pass it on, it’s a great way to start your day, as the giver or receiver.


13 posted on 07/27/2013 4:18:59 AM PDT by snippy_about_it
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To: expat1000

A nice gesture, but if he wanted to be charitable, there are better ways he could have spent the $$.


14 posted on 07/27/2013 4:20:14 AM PDT by rbg81
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To: The_Media_never_lie

Well, the coffee was. lol


15 posted on 07/27/2013 4:23:10 AM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: nuconvert

I am always amazed at the wonderful people I can meet here in the US. I have done my part by trying to improve my conversation skills (not natural for me) so I can make small talk with strangers. The reward for me has been the many interesting encounters with people quite different than those I would normally meet.

Only kidding about being hot (well, half kidding). Being hot probably helps, but it is not at all necessary for interesting conversations.


16 posted on 07/27/2013 4:53:40 AM PDT by The_Media_never_lie (Actually, they lie when it suits them! The crooked MS media must be defeated any way it can be done!)
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Buying things for people who dont need the help makes for a nice feel good story but is hardly charity or being the ‘Good Samaritan’ as in the Bible/Torah.


17 posted on 07/27/2013 5:44:55 AM PDT by RBStealth
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To: expat1000

asking for directions in canada ( this really happened )..

go up to the tim hortons, turn left.. go past the second tim hortons on the right, turn right at the street just past it..keep going until you get to the tim hortons on the left, and it is about 1 block further..


18 posted on 07/27/2013 5:48:04 AM PDT by joe fonebone (The clueless... they walk among us, and they vote...)
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To: nuconvert

What are you wearing?

Any other tips?


19 posted on 07/27/2013 5:49:09 AM PDT by WorkingClassFilth (You hear it here first.)
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To: expat1000

Random acts of kindness... cool.


20 posted on 07/27/2013 5:56:05 AM PDT by GOPJ (Democrat dream: An America for everyone but Americans... freeper molson209)
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To: rbg81

Most so called ‘charities’ are liberal enabling organizations... really - the coffee thing works - think about it.


21 posted on 07/27/2013 5:58:00 AM PDT by GOPJ (Democrat dream: An America for everyone but Americans... freeper molson209)
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To: rbg81

Amen


22 posted on 07/27/2013 6:20:36 AM PDT by RBStealth
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To: joe fonebone

I’ve given similar directions only it was McDonalds instead of Tim Hortons.


23 posted on 07/27/2013 6:24:18 AM PDT by Rebelbase (Tagline: (optional, printed after your name on post):)
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To: rbg81

Always, someone poops on an act of kindness.


24 posted on 07/27/2013 6:26:40 AM PDT by Rebelbase (Tagline: (optional, printed after your name on post):)
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To: GOPJ

Understand. Plus the fact that many “non-profit” charities really exist to provide their officers with a nice lifestyle. You do have to do your research before giving.

Still, most people can afford a cup of coffee and its not like its a necessity.


25 posted on 07/27/2013 7:12:24 AM PDT by rbg81
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To: expat1000

Texas needs a Tim Hortons. When we go up North it is one of our first stops.


26 posted on 07/27/2013 7:16:48 AM PDT by Made In The USA (I'm not yelling, just... just talking enthusiastically..)
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To: expat1000
I remember watching Tim Horton when he played for the Maple Leafs against my Blackhawks in the 1960s. He was a very good defenseman.

He struck gold with the doughnut shop he opened during his career. Unfortunately, he died in a car crash in his mid-40s.

27 posted on 07/27/2013 7:30:52 AM PDT by Charles Henrickson
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To: Made In The USA

here is a hint..

the coffee at the tim hortons in canada tastes different than the coffee here in the states..

i do not know why, but a tim horton coffee in canada is sooooo excellent..

bout the only thing i like about canada... :)


28 posted on 07/27/2013 7:35:33 AM PDT by joe fonebone (The clueless... they walk among us, and they vote...)
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To: expat1000; Clive; exg; Alberta's Child; albertabound; AntiKev; backhoe; Byron_the_Aussie; ...
To all- please ping me to Canadian topics.

Canada Ping!

29 posted on 07/27/2013 1:38:35 PM PDT by Squawk 8888 (I'd give up chocolate but I'm no quitter)
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